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Weekend Walks: What You Tell Yourself Matters

Something came to my attention recently, and it kind of threw me for a loop… I’m wrong sometimes.  About myself. About my body.  About how I see myself versus how things really are. I know… let’s all just breathe.  We’ll get through this together… This was no accidental discovery on my part either.  This was… Continue reading Weekend Walks: What You Tell Yourself Matters

life · lifestyle · success

Weekend Walks: The Curious Practice of Belittling Our Successes

On my weekends, I like to walk.  I can spend more time on my fitness than during the week, and in SA, there is such a small window of time before it gets oppressively hot, so taking my workouts outside just makes me happy. These are the moments that I can really dig into an… Continue reading Weekend Walks: The Curious Practice of Belittling Our Successes

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You Can’t Teach Kids Self-Confidence While Practicing Self-Loathing

Last weekend I went clothes shopping with my mom.  We happened to run across a lot of super cute swimsuits, and with our Florida trip coming up, we decided to try some on (with approximately 90 other clothing items). I joked later on facebook about the experience- I’m really pasty white right now- but the… Continue reading You Can’t Teach Kids Self-Confidence While Practicing Self-Loathing

Goals · inspiration · life · lifestyle · motivation

Cherish What You Have- A Lemon Tree Post

In my Lemon Tree posts, I like to focus a lot on seeing yourself in a different way.  Well today, I want to take a look at some of the things that make you, you. In today’s world of fast-paced lives and constant upgrades, we tend to spend a large portion of our free time… Continue reading Cherish What You Have- A Lemon Tree Post

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You Are Enough- Self-Realization In Iambic Pentameter (Just Kidding…I Prefer Pictures)

Since starting my Lemon Tree Series, I’ve had several people ask me what my motivation was for doing it.  (Okay, they actually asked “why?” but I chose to read the subtext). So here’s the thing- I’m not some sort of motivational guru.  I’m not a psychologist.  I don’t have a Ph.D. in positive vibes.  I’m… Continue reading You Are Enough- Self-Realization In Iambic Pentameter (Just Kidding…I Prefer Pictures)